Fiji Time: 11:30 AM on Saturday 16 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Airline to conform to regulations

Felix Chaudhary
Saturday, February 15, 2014

INTER Island Airways Fiji will have to meet all Civil Aviation Authority of Fiji requirements before it will be allowed to operate in the country, according to CAAF chief executive Netava Waqa.

Responding to queries from this newspaper about the US-based airline's intention to begin operations mid-next month, Mr Waqa said Inter Island had yet to obtain crucial certification that would allow it to begin providing passenger services.

"At the moment, progress in obtaining an air operator's certificate has been very slow," he said.

"CAAF can only commit to a time once we are satisfied that Inter Island Air has complied with all our requirements."

Inter Island Airways Fiji had announced plans to begin domestic air services in July last year.

Because of the complexities of establishing services and the mandatory requirements needed, the carrier revised its start date to December last year and had since moved this to March this year.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62560.6066
JPY 55.611352.6113
GBP 0.36370.3557
EUR 0.41590.4039
NZD 0.70740.6744
AUD 0.64210.6171
USD 0.49240.4754

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 15th, December, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Ravai tells all
  2. Call to reunite
  3. Autopsy details withheld
  4. New rapid response boat boost
  5. Villagers feel slug ban pinch
  6. Traffic flow improved
  7. Police question house fire survivor
  8. The spirit of Christmas
  9. FLOTSAM AND JETSAM
  10. A mother's love

Top Stories this Week

  1. 'Daylight robbery' Wednesday (13 Dec)
  2. Joy turns into sorrow Friday (15 Dec)
  3. Shattered Tuesday (12 Dec)
  4. Cheika rates Fiji Wednesday (13 Dec)
  5. Qiliho calls to regulate cyber space Sunday (10 Dec)
  6. SOCIAL MEDIA Alleged racist comments inquiry Monday (11 Dec)
  7. Tabuya denial Tuesday (12 Dec)
  8. Kalouniwai: Fiji soldiers not affected Wednesday (13 Dec)
  9. 'Happy' with results Thursday (14 Dec)
  10. Year 13 results out tomorrow Tuesday (12 Dec)